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How the nuclear age burst onto the world from a squash court

On Road Trip 2013, CNET's Daniel Terdiman traveled to the Argonne National Lab to find out the history of the world's first nuclear reaction, Chicago Pile-1.

By July 3, 2013

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Airbus' A350 XWB makes its first flight

With thousands of aviation enthusiasts on hand, Airbus' newest airplane -- and its response to Boeing's Dreamliner -- took off on its first flight this morning in France.

By June 14, 2013

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Airbus A350 XWB to make first flight Friday

The inaugural flight of Airbus' highly fuel-efficient plane, made with a majority of composite materials, likely means an appearance at the Paris Air Show.

By June 12, 2013

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Tech group pushing to ease rules for exporting broken phones

A trade group that represents Apple, Hewlett-Packard, and other tech giants is pushing new language for an international treaty that one watchdog group says could open the floodgates to toxic e-waste exportation.

By May 3, 2013

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It's Airbus' A350 vs. Boeing's Dreamliner in the 'War of the Wide-bodies'

Airbus is expected to make the first flight of the A350 XWB this summer. With Boeing reeling from recent problems with the 787, a new air war is about to get started.

By March 20, 2013

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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

Readers ask about proper battery care, why data in a guest account disappears on restart, and other topics.

By March 15, 2013

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Your smartphone's secret afterlife (Smartphones Unlocked)

You sell, recycle, and donate your old phones, but what happens after that? Some could actually wind up right back in your hands.

By December 2, 2012

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Phew! New smartphones less toxic than older models

Recent models including Apple's iPhone 5 and the Samsung Captivate are less hazardous than old handsets, according to a new chemical analysis.

By October 3, 2012

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Steven Chu discusses 'all of the above' U.S. energy strategy

The U.S. government aims to improve energy production from renewables to oil, but what does that mean in practice? Energy Secretary Steven Chu explains.

By March 12, 2012

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DOE-backed Abound Solar cuts factory line

Abound Solar, which received a $400 million loan guarantee from the DOE, is betting on a shift to more efficient panels will allow it to survive an ongoing solar industry shakeout.

By March 1, 2012